Pepper Chicken Curry

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Chicken Recipes- Pepper chicken curry is authentic chettinad dish with aromatic flavor. Pepper Chicken is the healthy dish, prepared using aromatic spices in a mild level and less oil.Pepper chicken curry recipe – is my version of cooking, chicken pieces are cooked with onion, tomato ,ginger garlic, cumin, peppercorns and curry leaves mixture.Slow cooking process gives more aromatic flavor of cumin , pepper taste,juicy tender and soft chicken. Pepper chicken curry is a very simple and easy dish that anyone can do in less time.

Chicken Recipes – Pepper chicken curry – Pepper is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and Sodium. It is also a good source of anti-oxidant vitamins such as Vitamin C , A, Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin K, Iron, Copper and Manganese.Peppers have been in use since ancient times for its anti-inflammatory, carminative improves digestion,promote intestinal health and helps you to maintain slim and healthy weight.

Chicken Recipes- Pepper Chicken curry – is known to be an excellent source of protein.These low-fat proteins also play an important role in assisting overweight people in losing weight quickly. As proteins are also known as the building blocks of muscles,chicken is also a great source if you’re looking for muscle build-up.It contains phosphorus and calcium which helps in strengthening our teeth and bones. It contains Vitamin B6 that lowers your homocysteine level, and keeps heart healthy. It has minerals that strengthens your immune system.chicken is rich in selenium.Chicken is rich in vitamin B3 (Niacin), a vitamin that is essential for cancer protection.Eating chicken will keep energy levels high while metabolism-burning calories can manage to keep you at a healthy weight. Pepper chicken is excellent combination works good specially for cold and relief faster.

Chicken Recipes – Pepper Chicken curry is the my version of Chettinad chicken recipe. Chettinad recipes are unique in its texture and taste. Pepper chicken curry can be served as an main course for lunch or dinner with rice or roti.Spicy levels can adjusted from mild to hot according to individual taste.Pepper chicken curry recipe is a great dish that anyone can love it. Enjoy.


Chicken -1 kg
Salt to taste

For the Tempering / Tadka:

Cinnamon bark-3 pieces
Bay leaves-2

For the Sauté:

Onions-2 medium
Green chillies-2 medium
Garlic-6 cloves -1/2 tsp. paste
Ginger -2 inch cube-1/2 tsp. paste

Spices Used:

Turmeric – 1/2tsp
Chilli powder-1/2tsp
Coriander powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp

For the DD masala:

Garlic cloves-4
Peppercorns -1 tbsp
Cumin-1 tsp
Curry leaves-2 sprig


Fresh Coriander – 1/3 bunches

Preparation method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and bay leaves.
  2. Add chopped onions and green chillies and sauté it
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and fry it.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes cook it until oil floats on top.
  5. Add the chicken pieces and mix it well.
  6. Add the spices with the salt
  7. Cover it and cook it for 20 mins in a low flame.
  8. When the chicken is cooked well, gravy is thick and oil floats on the top
  9. Add the crushed DD spices and ghee/ sesame oil to the chicken. Mix it well.
  10. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve it hot with rice or roti.